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o. W.1 eUAWu M. sditter. Melal Journal of the Parish of Oaachta t Oflelal Journal of the City of Monroe. MONBOEI ' LAm., JULY 4. 1879. THE CONVENTION. The State debt has occupied much time of late in the Convention. A majority and a minority report were submitted; the debate was exhaustive; a middle ground was manifest, and both reports wore doomed. A vote was had on Monday. The minority report was rejected-yeas 49, nays 80; the majority report was rejected also yeas 89, nays 90. A number of substi tutes were offered looking to scaling the debt, but were voted .down. Tuesday the matter was settled by re cogulsing the principal of the debt as Ared under the Funding Act, but reduc ing the Interest to 8 per cent for fifteen I years and 4 per cent thereafter. The reason eems to be that by funding the debt under the Act of 1874, the valid , and invalid, the legal and fraudulent t portions of the debt became so confused 8 as to defy any efforts of separation. I The question naturally suggests itself, 1 Has there been any attempt to sift the debt? None whatever. Then is the Convention justifiable in avoiding the main issue, the gravamen of its convo cation, by a compromise? Twelve millions of debt hang over us, more than half of which has no legal exist enee; three hundred and sixty thou sand dollars annual interest-and all for no other assignable excuse than that it is inexpedient to question the statutory laws of a time when money could have aggravated as easily as it fixed the burden upon us. We did hope that it would never be, but the confession is forced from. us-Ire bondholders lead us. The action of the Convention in locating the capitol permanently at Baton Rouge is decidedly satisfactory. I The vote stood, 84 yeas, 24 nays. As we have had occasion to say heretofore, the vote last Fall was an instruction to theConvention, and a simple ordinance was all that was necessary to put it 1 into force. An ordinance requiring all commit tees to submit their reports by the 3rd Inst., and the appointment of a conm mittee of revision of the Constitution, inspires the hope that the labors of the Convention are drawing to a close. We gather from odds and ends that there will be a general election next Fall for all omllcers, and that the Con. stitution will be submitted at the same time. We have not favored submis sion, but if it must be, then It ought to be in a manner to insure a lull and fair expression of opinion; and that can be done only by a general election. We suggest to the Convention that the Debt Ordinance be submitted for 8 rejection or ratification, separate and 9 distinct from the Constitution. Let 8 the people say what they owe or do not C owe. A BRITTLE TIIREAI). We have lost the thread of our argu ment. Some small urchin, a truant who did not care whether school kept, or not, has captured this thread, no doubt for a kite string. Some writer t has said-not tpsisima verba, exactly- t that the man who gets up early and t plans out the transactions of the day's r work, carries on a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of h the meest busy life. This ,busy thread v is lost. It is of no particular value Ii that we know of, except that it is lost -akin to health, or blessings, which have no value until they are gone. t Bright-plumaged birds, lost opportuni- v ties, and all the ships sent to sea. Knitting, the other day, we dropped a stitch." It was a careless piece of s work. The thread was on our little I finger, and the thread is lost. Who-i ever finds this lost thread will be well t rewarded by returning it to this offico. I Woe givoa description which we find c in the Ouachita Telegraph of Septem ber 28th, 1808, nearly eleven years ago: "Now, tax-payers! What think you of such corruption-of such a legisla ture? Are you disposed to pay such appropriations out of your hard earn lags--to take the clothes from the baciks of your wives and children, and I the bread from their mouthls, in order to sustain a political faction, to pamper carpetebaggers, or to support the wid owed wenches wheoe husbands have ljstly sufflered death for their own damnable deeds? If you are, what, in Heaven's name, has become of your .manhood ? ",We have hesitated, in the hole such a course might be avoided; but there is no longer ground for hope to stand upon, and now, *cWE RAISE THE BANNEIt O`F EPU DIATION I ,"We call upon the people to rally to the standard, and resolve, as freemcn should, that they will not pay one dollar of the taxes assessed by the legislature now in session, and that they repudiate, now and forever, every obligation incurred by that corrupt and irresponsible body of individuals. Those men are without authority to impose taxes, and the people are under no legal or moral obligation to pay them. To be robbed, and not resist it, is cowardice. To pay tribute to such scoundrels is a sin against GOD ! " LOUISIANA IN TIlE U. S. SENATE. In discussing in the U. S. Senate the repeal of the juror's test oath law, (Senator Conkling on the floor,) the following reliable information was given : Mr. President, the honorable Sena tor from Iowa (Mr. Kirkwood) brings to.my notice a kindred instance, one between which and this from Alabama there is striking resemblance, the case of the State of Louisiana, in which, I understand from his hasty statement, a statute clothes the Governor with the power at his option, when he chooses, and where he chooses, to appoint for a parish-which means a county-agents of his, I care not what they are called, to make up the body of men and the selection from which the jurors are to be drawn. Mr. Kirkweood-Tho Senator will al low me a moment to state that. Mr. Conkling-I wish you would state it. Mr. Kirkoood-By the law of Louis iana jurors are selected by a body of men, five in each parish, called police jurors. Itso happened, of course, that in Republican parishes a portion at least of those police jurors were Repub licans. At the first session of the leg islature after the advent of Governor Nicholls to office a law was passedl au I thorizing him to add to the number of ! police jurors In any parish in which he chose to do so five additional police jurors of his own selection; the result of which was that in parishes where there was a majority of Republican po lice jurors the additional five were added, giving to our Democratic friends the control of the body. ifr. Cbnkling-This dispensing clause gives permission to any judge, who over he may be, to resort to the State boxes fox juries when those boxes have been filled by the most licentious exer cise of the power described by the Honorable Senator from Iowa; and titus, upon the option of any judge, questions of the last moment, questions involving the national right, questions involving the national right with for eign nations, as questions submitted to a jury very often do, all questions in volving rights of citizenship, the rights of citizens of all races and all colors, are to be submitted to a jury picked and culled under State authority and under the inspiration of sectional, of partisan, and of other local prejudice; and that is one of the ornaments of this bill I And this in the Senate of the United Slates ! Where was Senator Jonas, or Senator Kellogg, when the thrilling statement of Senator Kirkwood's, and approved by the New York Sen ator, was made that the police jurors of the several parishes of this State make up the venire ? There is not a negro In Kansas who could not instruct either the Senator from New York, or the Senator from Iowa on this point. V., S. & T. IIAILRltOD. We find in the Railroad Gazette, of the 27th nit., the following in rel.rence, to the meeting of the bondholders of the Vicksburg, Shreveport & Texas railroad, held at Macon, Georgia: At the recent meeting of the bond holders in Macon, Ga., a committee was appointed to represent the bond holders at the coning sale of the road, and to buy the property if thought necessary to protect their interests. In the event of a purchase of the road for the bondholders, the general feeling was in favor of its immediate exten sion from Monroe to Shreveport. This, we understand, is a correct statement of what transpired at the Mlacon conference. ThoCommitteo ap mpointed at that nmeeting is composed of the following named gentlemcen: Gen. H. IR. Jackson, L. P. Grant, Prcsident of the Atlanta and WVe.st Point railroad, VWm. . . nVadley, President of the Georgla Central railroad, Edward Hoopes, of Philadelphia, and II. I. Plant, President of the Southern Ex press Companly. We do not under stand that the bondholders, as is inti mated by the Gazette, purpose going further in bidding in the road than the amount of of their debt, principal and interest, which is about $1,90)0,000. We are not advised when the sale of the road will take Ilace. The lparties in interest, we luearn, have tiled their statements with Judge WVoodl, who htas the execution of the decree of the U. 8. Supreme Court in charge, and Judge 1Vood has lot, as yet, tixedl uporn a day for the sale. CONKLINt AND BLAINE. why They Never Speak--The Unpleas antness of April, 1866. [St. Louis Globo-Democrat.] In discussing the Conkling-Lamar affair which now seems to have van Ished in words, it is evident from the conversation of Republican Senators that they are not entirely in sympathy with Mr. Conkling. Several of them, recounting some of the former contro versies of a similar character, in which the Senator from Now York has been a conspicuous and an aggressive party, recounted the time of his parliament. ary tilt with Blaine on April 80, 1866. The subject under discussion was the Investigation of Provost Marshal Glen. Fry for frauds charged by Conkling in the Provost Marshal's Department of the Western Division of. New York. Blaine had critlcised Conkling's volu bility of speech and charged that Conk ling was prosecutor in the case, and produced a letter from Assistant Secre tary of War Dana to Conkling, and read the law against the latter acting In any such capacity. This Conkling denied, and Blaine, wishing to inter ject a remark, Conkling said: "I do not wish to have anything to do with the member from Maine, not even so much as to yield to him the floor. If the member from Maine had the least idea how profoundly indifferent I am to his opinion on this or any other subject personal to me, I think he would hardly take the trouble to rise here and express his opinion." And, in apologizing to the House for delay ing the proceedings, he characterized Blaine's interruptions as "ungentle manly and impertinent." Blaine, await lung his opportunity, took the floor and said: "As to the gentleman's cruel sar. canm, I hope he will not be too severe. The contempt of that large-minded gentleman is so wilting, his haughty disdain, his grandiloquent swell, his majestic, supereminent, overpowering, f turkey-gobler's strut has been so crash Sling to myself and all the members of t this House that I know it was an act t of great temerity for me to enter upon - a controversy with hho. I know that within the last five weeks, as members r of the House will recollect, an extra strut has characterized the gentleman's f bearing. It is not his fault; It is the fault of another. That gifted and sa tirical writer, Theodore Tilton, of the LNew York Independent, spent some weeks in this city. His letters pub lished in that paper, embraced, with many serious statements, a little jocose satire, a part of which was the state ment that the mantle of the late Win ter Davis had fallen upon the member from New York. The gentleman took it seriously, and it has given his strut additional pomposity. The resemblance is great. IIyperion to a Satyr; Thor Isites to Hercules; mud to marble; dung : hill to diamond; a singed cat to a Ben , gal tiger; a whining puppy to a roaring lion. Shades of the mighty Davis, for s give the almost profanity of that jocose satire." The Senator from Now York . kept his seat in silence. Since that day to this no word of a personal nan s ture has been exchanged between these gentlemen. In debate, at a public I meeting, at an evening entertainment, I or at a dinner party, they meet but f never speak. Their conduct, however, tempered by the proprieties of good f society, has been so directed that their personal hostility would not be recog nized by persons not cognizant of their relations. BONDIIOLDEIS' PRESSURE. [Madison Journal.] The press of Noew Orleans seems to be pretty well under the influence of the bondholders, if letter writers for the country papers make correct re ports, and we have no right to doubt them. A correspondent of the Colum bia IHerald, and a delegate, we pre suilc, writes that it is little known in the country what tremendous pressure has been brought to bear upon the well known repudiating section of the Con vention. Every paper in the city, the f oe and Item excepted, is opposed to them, and the Times and Picayune do f not scruple to belittle them, especially the former. IIe seems to think those -who are opposed to paying the bonds that were conceived in iniquity and issued in fraud, have stood up very well, considering that there are so -many forces andl elements at work against them. The Democrat, that first started the light, is now on the other sile, which fact leaves the "re piudiators" without any possibility of gainiug the public ear, and of laying .before the country their views of the subject, except through the columns of the tBee and the Item, and their circu lation in this section is very limited, and we suppose the same is true all over North Louisiana. The course of the Item is manly and just, for it believes in paying every dollar that the State justly owes and repudiating all the bonds fraudulently put upon the mnarket. The Item states that mnoney is being used amongst the coloredl tldelgates of thoe Convention and others. If so, we will have another "airing of dirty linen" in Now Orleans alter awhile, land the parties thereto will not be coufined altogether to the Republicans. The bribe receipts, to gethler with the names of the promi= nent manipulators, will come to the front and tell all who were bribed and voted in favor of paying the fraudu leutly i.sued bonds, antl who got paid for turning an unexpected somersault. We believe in repuldiation to the ex tent of ignoring the fraudulently cro ated debt, and then reducing the rate of interest on all legitimate bonds found after the closest examination. It is bosh to say that the funding scheme cannot now bhe at all questioned, it having been rccogniz.tI by the Nich oils Goverument and the Supremle Court. The desperate condition of LouIsiara requires a desperate remedy, and besides, the platform of the Dem ocratic party declared that none of the fraudulent bonds would or should ever o be paid. Instead of indulging in so t much "wind work" let the Convention t pick out the proper debt, make pro- d vision for its payment, and push ahead s with the neglected business. There t has been entirely too much time wasted t and fustian used on the debt question. c It has been discussed In all its bear ings and the people want a little deci- s sive action on the part of the delegates. A GROWL FROM THE NORTIIERN DEMOCRATS. [Special to Cincinnati Enquirer.] I The feeling still runs high among I the Northern Democrats against their I Southern brethren. They charge that I the Southern men sold out to the Pres ident, and that the dicker was this : Says the President to the Southern members, "IXf you will give me all of I the appropriation bills I will see to it that you shall have the jurors' test oath 1 repealed, and I will get enough Repub- I lican support to pass a bill providing for the Mississippi river commission." The trade was made with Garfield, representing the President, and Ran dall Gibson and Acklin of Louisiana, I and Herbert of Alabama, representing I the South. The first part of the trade was consummated last week. Garfield I made a speech favoring the Mississippi commission bill, and for the earnest ness he displayed received the ap- 4 plause ot the Democrats. The bill was I passed, and notwithstanding the Re | publicans led by Garfield had hereto fore opposed the bill, enough were will I Ing to stultify the record to seal the bargain made. The repeal of the ju rors' test oath was the next move. I Although the Senate long since passed a bill to repeal this oath as an inde pendent measure, the House Republi cans never would let it pass in this shape. They saw in the desire the f Southern men had to get the bill re pealed, that if it was passed as a sep , arate bill, the Republicans might not t be able to get enough Southern votes I a to prevent an adjournment, and thus a the judicial bill would fail. Again a Garfield, representing the President, e steps to the front, says he: -",Ve will not pass the jurors' test oath as a sep a arate bill, but we will help you to pass a it if you will put it in the judicial bill - and strike out the second section of it, z which repeals the law authorizing the employment of deputy marshals." This was objected to by the Southern men, because they thought this plan r was too palpable eon its face, and if I they agreed to it, it might create such t a stir within the party that both prop a ositions might be lost. It was finally decided to split the bill, ts has been done. In one bill is the section re pealing the test oath; In the other the g prohibition against the employment of r. deputy marshals. The Southern men we ill stand by the first bill, it will pass Ic both Houses of Congress, and will be t signed by the President. The second - bill will be vetoed; and the end will be e that the appropriation for the marshals c will be passed witLhtot any prohibition, because enough Southern men have ,t gone into a bargain to bring it about. , They have protested they will not, but will do it solely to get the test oath r repealed. When this is accomplished they will sell out their Northern allies, r and the deputy marshals will still be 1 authorized as a menace in all large Democratic cities. The trading and huckstering of votes which has been going on for ten days has been simply disgraceful, equalled only by the bar gain pending the Electoral Count. f McMahon is so disgusted with the situ ation that to-day he refused point blank to take charge of the marshals' bill. Cobb, of Indiana, has charge of it, and will try and push it through to-mor row. Several Northern Democrats have served notice on the Southern leaders that hereafter they will not vote for any bill for Southern improvements as a distinctive proposition. The action of the Republicans in voting solid against the judicial bill is merely in keeping with the programme agreed on. They vote thus not because they have any doubt that the bill will be come a law, but to keep their record " straight with their constituents. Be tween patronage judiciously placed and secret trades made in Congress, the c administration, engineered by Sher t man, is leading the Democratic party as it listoth; and what is the disgusting feature is that a good many Democrats know it. A negro woman by the name of e Sophie Scott got into a row with an old negro man named William Pier man last week, and in the row Sophie struck William on the head with a heavy picket, cracking his skull and Sknocking him senseless for several minutes. In the preliminary trial be fore the parish court Scott swore the woman killed him dead and he "never drew another breath!" Sophieo gave bond to appear at district court. SWednesday an old colored mian passed the Chornicle oflice with a Srelic of war times, an old spinning o wheel. We expressed surprise at see , ing it, and asked the old man if he couldn't buy thread and cloth cheaper than he could make it at home. He ,replied: "No, sar; becase when I ain't Sgot no money I can't glt 'em at all." Cblfa.x Chroniclc. The supply of figs now ripening is abundant. That delicious fruit cannot be excelled in any country. It is strange that some process for drying this great I luxury for future use has not been dis covered here. DrIed figs are brought from the islands of the Mediterranean and sold here whilst hundreds of bush els of this fruit rot in this State every year.-.~LafIorc .he&tind. I THE GREENBACK CONSPIRACY. C " [Mobile Register.] The Greenback party is simply a conspiracy to draw men away from the Democratic party for the benefit of the Radicals. If there has been any doubt heretofore as to the truth of this Sstatement, that doubt is now set to rest I by the recent amusing and very impor tant mistake made at Washington the other day by Congressman Hubbell, Chairman of the Republican Congres sional Committee. He mistook Con gressman Turner, a stalwart Democrat, for Congressman Robinson, Chairman of the Ohio Republican Executive State Committee. It seems that Mr. Turner looks very much like Mr. Rob Inson. Mr. Hubbell told him what good service was being done the Re publican party of Ohio by the Green t back party, and commended the work of the Greenback organ at Washington, of which Mr. Lee Crandall, once pretty well known in New Orleans and in f Alabama, is manager. The organ in t question is supposed to be inspired by I Col. Lowe, as he and Crandall are from - the same section ot Alabama. The affair has grown so interesting that not only is Mr. Turner out In a card recit ing the prrticulars of his interview with Mr. Hubbell, but Messrs. Clymer and Kenna have also published state ; ments necessary to a full explanation e of it. Mr. Turner says as he was pass I ing along the Republican side of the I House on his way to his seat a gentle man whom the Assistant Doorkeeper, Captain Knight, subsequently informed s him was Mr. Hubbell, of Michigan, ;- stopped him and said he wanted to have a word with him. Then Mr. Hubbell asked if he knew the editor of the a Greenback paper published on Penn sylvania avenue. Mr. Turner says, "I told him I did not remember him." a He remarked: He is doing us great and valuable service in Ohio and Ken tucky; that he had attended the con s vention in Ohio and prevented a fusion e of the Democrats and Republicans; that he was sending thousands of his , papers into Kentucky and Ohio, mak t ing inroads into the Democratic party g and doing us much good. Mr. Hubbell s then said: *"We are aiding him and it a requires a great deal of money, and I would like that you would aid him." I I asked him the editor's name, and pulling a card from his pocket he re p plied, Lee Crandall. I looked at him with surprise, and made no reply. He then asked me to take the matter un der consideration and aid him if I could, and turned around and walked s off. I could not account for his accost ing me as he did Ontil I learned that f he is the chairman of the Republican h Congressional Committee, and took me , for Mr. Robinson, chairman of the Ohio Republican Executive State Com mittee. Messrs. Clymer and Kenna, In their cards, state that Mr. Hubbell ie remarked to them that he had mis ,f taken Mr. Turner for Mr. Robinson. n The Republican Greenbackers profess i to see nothing strange in the conduct e and declarations of Mr. Hubbell. d Thus it was that Mr. Hubbell gave e himself away to Mr. Turner, and thus Is it -was that he at the same time gave away Mr. Lee Crandall, Col. Wm. e Lowe, Mr. Do La Matyr and all the t little Greenback crowd. t Mr. Leo Crandall, we would observe, h is thrusting up his head into very un d enviable notoriety. As he is conspir ing against the Democratic party, and o therefore against the South, while pro a fessing to be friendly to us, it may be just as welt to begin ventilating him that is if he is worth ventilation. WHAT IT MEANS. [Conshatta Citizen.] We are told that the recommitment I. of the opposing reports on the public debt means a compromise. Some say that the principal will be left untouch e ed, but that the representatives of the s bondholders are willing to agree to a r material reduction in the matter of in s terest in order to quiet the clamor of n the country for relief. Others declare that both principal and interest will be a reduced. Those who favor the minori d ty report insist, however, that the re Y commitment is equivalent to thedefeat of the majority report, and that it is altogether in favor of the cause cham pioned by Messrs. Semmes, Caffrey and others. This we should be sorry to see e proved. It would imply a criminal dis - regard by many delegates of the wishes Y and instructions of their constituents, g and a determination to saddle upon the s taxpayers of the State what, on a thou sand occasions, they have publicly de nounced as a fraud. )f To thus provide for the continuation n of the same old chronic ailment would - be an Infamous breach of trust. It 0 would not only furnish the testimony a of Louisiana witnesses against the Struth of our repeated stories ofcomplaint 1 for lo these many years, but would bind the burden still closer and more e hienously to the shoulders of our peo r ple. Under the rule of Radicalism, 'outrage and robbery were not unex pected; but those who have it in their Spower to be free, and instead of achiev a ing that result, rivet more closely the g fetters of fraud and usurpation, are, to say the least of it, recreant to their du Sty, to themselves, and to posterity. It SI will not do simply to reduce the inter e est; some concession must be made as t to the principal as well; for, however -tolerant public opinion may be as to political mistakes, it will scarcely give its approval to the perpetuation of an a oppressive fraud. A heavy public debt, even when o honestly incurred, is a public curse, t and with the various classes of public -debts which our people have to con tend a:gainst, there is but little chalnce to meet the demands of private credit ors. Hence priv:ate credit suffers and y our industries beconme impairced. Get the curse of bonds out or the way, and capital, instead of being invested in interest-bearing speculations, would be devoted to such legitimate uses as the vitalization of our industries and the building up of real values. Our delegates must not come home and say that they could not furnish the relief expected of them; that they placed themselves under bondage to the bondholders and found it easier to betray their constituents than to re fuse to do the bidding of their new taskmasters I Out upon the virtue which puts its hands to the plow and then, looking back, effects a compromise with fraud. DISTRESSING ACCIDENT. On the up.trip of the steamerDanube there were several lively young ladies aboard who indulged in a little play fulness which proved a very serious affair. While the steamer was at a wood yard the girls went ashore and then noticed a wagon to which was attached a yoke of oxen who were quietly lying down and chewing the cud of sweet and better fancies. In a spirit of mis chief they mounted the wagon and one of them picked up the driver's whip and applied the lash to the animals. r They, thereupon, ran away and the young ladies were thrown from the wagon. Miss Joyce, daughter of Mr. M. W. Joyce, of New Orleans, was se riously if not fatally injured. Both wheels of the wagon passed over her body. Miss Carrie Brower, of allas, had her arnm broken in two places, while the other three were slightly bruised. Miss Joyce and her mother were transferred from the Danube to the Yazoo }ralley, and taken back to New Orleaik. Miss Brewer's arm was reset here by Dr. Clay, and was taken out on the train yesterday. Dr. Jackson, of Montgomery, gave all necessary attention to the unfortunate young ladies.-Shreveport Times. At the present term of our District Court there happened some queer pranks among some of the jurors, wit nesses and prisoners. After dark, on the evening of the 5th inst., Miles Joiner, colored, one of the jurors on a most important murder case then on trial, after having sat on the jury and listened to all the witnesses in the case save one, took to his heels while out in the court yard on a recess, without any apparent cause therefor, breaking up and turning to nought all proceed ings in the trial, and necessitating the drawing of a now jury. A short while t previous, Jack Hayes, an important witness in the same case, made him self conspicuously absent when called, and his whereabouts, if they be on this mundane sphere, have not been discovered. EloiPrejean was pqt upon trial on the 15th inst., on a charge of rape, and after having gone through about half his trial, took advantage of a recess of the court and sailed for safer shores. HIe went off half tried, and was probably in too much of a hurry to wait for the other half.- Vermillion Aferidional. On Wednesday night of this week a fearful tragedy was enacted on the east bank of the river in this parish. Mr. Oscar Dupuy, a native of this par ' ish, heretofore considered a most In offensive person, and related to some of the best people of the parish, in a fit of mental aberration, conceived the idea of entering upon the premises of Mr. A. Layrisson, about half-past 11 o'clock. He was warned away by threats from Mr. Layrisson, but he shortly after ro turned armed with a cooper's axe, a hatchet, a razor and an iron hook. Mr. Layrisson awoke his clerk, Mr. Law hon, and they both endeavored by t threats to drive away Mr. Dupuy, but c without effect. Mr. Dupuy persisting V in attempting to do bodily harm upon Mr. Lawhon, the latter fired a shot 0 from a double barreled shot gun, load L ed with small shot, into the abdomen of Dupuy. Mr. Dupuy has since died f from the effects of the wound and Mr. 0 Lawhon is now a prisoner awaiting a e preliminary examination. - Jberville S- outh. ,t The question of holding Sunday services has divided the wealthiest a- Jewish congregation in Chicago. SRIabbi IKohler sought to effect a com promise by keeping up the regular observance on Sat urday, and having a a sermon on Sundlay. The result was that thle attendance was large on Sun e day, but dwindled to almost nothing on Saturday, and his demand that all members should be present on the lat ter day was so generally disregarded a that he has resigned. t The Irish potato crop of this parish V was unusually good the present season, Sthe yield being much larger than ever t known before, and the quality of the 1 tuberous escunlent very superior. The a potatoes brought a good cash price in -St. Louis and Chicago. Another crop, Sfor fall digging, might be put in with - the first rain; but we suppose that the r potato ground has been generally pl:anted in corn.-.3ladi~son Journal. The idea that you can read a man's Sthoughts in his face is all bosh. Look the man in the face who borrowed $10 of you a year ago "for a d(ay or two," s and it expresses nothing but blankness -r -the blankest kind. a ---~. - ---e Two Mormon missionaries are ill SAlabama getting up a big colony to go to the land of many wives in (Xto Sbr. F Arti.stic picturcs of heauty portray a - profusion of hair. All can wear beau C tiful locks by using Ayor's Hair Vigor. I One hundred barrcls I. wat-rmlelolus were, shil~pped illone dhy last week ft'rom G-ainesvillc, Fin.